ELLW 1110 Learning to climb safely along with the use of digger/derrick units. It includes an introduction to pole framing and guying applications, along with an introduction to the use of rigging to the industry. Prerequisites: ELLW1098
ELLW 1120 Introduction to the tools and powered equipment used in the electrical line industry. Students will familiarize themselves with the safe and proper operation of this equipment. Prerequisites: ELLW0098.
ELLW 1130 The student will use mathematics to calculate power, voltage, resistance, and current in each type of circuit. This course is an introduction to the use of formulas needed to do calculations the lineworker may encounter in the field. The introduction to the magnetic circuits will be the basis for transformer application.
ELLW 1140 This course covers the construction aspects in the building of single-phase and three-phase lines and the use of plan profiles, specification drawings, material lists, and their application to the field. It includes the equipment that will be used for this construction. Hot line work with sticks will also be introduced at this time. Prerequisites: ELLW1110, ELLW1120, and concurrent enrollment in ELLW1141
ELLW 1150 This course cover s the use of different drawing s, map s, and construction materials used in the lineworker' s field. This include s the list of material s and specification s. Use of the transit will be introduced and applied to the lab field where line s will be staked for future building as a project. Prerequisite: ELLW1110
ELLW 1160 This course covers the theory and applications of transformer principles of magnetic and electrical circuits for primary and secondary connections. Understanding of polarities, types and possibilities of connections, with the needed information for choosing the loading, transformer types and sizes, and the fusing of the same. Prerequisites: ELLW1130 and concurrent enrollment in ELLW1162
ELLW 1165 Students will learn the most up-to-date techniques and operations of rescue equipment in the electrical line worker industry. Along with this training, the student will obtain First Aid, CPR and AED certification.
ELLW 1172 Continuation of Line Construction and Maintenance A, this course covers construction and maintenance techniques used while incorporating insulated aerial bucket trucks, rubber gloves, insulted line cover-up, and live line tools. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in ELLW1170
ELLW 1175 General overview on the basic fundamentals of equipment used in Transmission and Distribution system protection. The objective of this course is to understand how protection systems function, how they protect the general public and utility employees, reduce damage to electrical equipment, and decrease duration and number of sustained outages.
ELLW 1185 This course covers a comprehensive view of the aspects incurred in job search activity. It will cover locating job openings, hidden markets, assessing employment strengths, writing resumes, writing cover letters, completing applications, preparing for interview questions, and using the computer highway for job searching. Prerequisites: None
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning.
Meets MnTC Goal 1. Prerequisites: See course details in eServices for prerequisite information.
SPEE 1020 This course is intended to increase student's awareness of the processes, models, and theories of interpersonal communication relative to relationships that impact people's personal and professional lives. Through self-analysis and reflection, case studies, practical application, and critical thinking, students will examine the influence of communicative behaviors on themselves, their personal relationships, groups, and society. Concepts include self-esteem, self-fulfilling prophecies, perception, ethics, emotion, conflict, cultural awareness, language, nonverbal communication, social media, and listening. Meets Goal 7. Meets MNTC Goal 1 Fall 2016 and after.